Continent Class IX Assault Ship

«Last Updated – March 21, 2019»

from Ship Recognition Manual-The Federation (2nd Edition), FASA

NOTES:
A typical Continent Class assault ship can beam down its contingent of 3,200 marines, 16 heavy tanks, and 50 light support vehicles in 30 minutes, insuring fast response when arriving at a planetary trouble-spot. The Continent is produced at Sol II at a rate of 12 per year. Of the 60 Continent Class ships built, 58 remain in active service, 1 is used by Star Fleet Training Command, and 1 has been scrapped.


Construction Data:
Model – Mk I MK II MK III
Ship Class – IX IX IX
Date Entering Service – 2274 2288 2339
Number Constructed – 60 Refit Refit
Hull Data:
Superstructure Points – 15 20 34
Damage Chart – C C C
Size:
Length – 245 m 245 m 245 m
Width – 175 m 175 m 175 m
Height – 45 m 45 m 45 m
Weight – 129,940 mt 139,225 mt 137,835 mt
Cargo:
Total SCU – 1000 SCU 1000 SCU 1000 SCU
Cargo Capacity – 50,000 mt 50,000 mt 50,000 mt
Landing Capacity – None None None
Equipment Date:
Control Computer Type – M-3 M-6A I-4
Transporters:
Standard 6-person – 6 6 6
Combat 20-person – 8 8 8
Emergency 22-person – 4 4 4
Cargo – 8 8 8
Other Data:
Crew – 62 62 62
Troops – 3200 3200 3200
Passengers – 0 0 0
Shuttlecraft – 6 6 6
Engines And Power Data:
Total Power Units Available – 40 44 58
Movement Point Ratio – 3/1 3/1 3/1
Warp Engine Type – FWD-2 FWD-2 FWL-1
Number – 2 2 2
Power Units Available – 18 ea. 18 ea. 20 ea.
Stress Chart – M/G M/G E/F
Max Safe Cruising Speed – Warp 5 Warp 5 Warp 5
Emergency Speed – Warp 7 Warp 7 Warp 7
Impulse Engine Type – FID-2 FIE-2 FII-2
Power Units Available – 4 8 18
Weapons And Firing Data:
Beam Weapon Type – FH-2 FH-12 FNH-14
Number – 6 6 6
Firing Arcs – 2 f/p, 2 f, 2 f/s 2 f/p, 2 f, 2 f/s 2 f/p, 2 f, 2 f/s
Firing Chart – H R U
Maximum Power – 3 6 15
Damage Modifiers:
+3 (-) (-) (1-7)
+2 (-) (1-9) (8-14)
+1 (1-10) (10-16) (15-20)
Shield Data:
Deflector Shield Type – FSD FSO FNSI
Shield Point Ratio – 1/2 1/3 1/3
Maximum Shield Power – 6 16 30
Combat Efficiency:
D – 67.5 114.1 173.1
WDF – 7.8 29.4 67.2